Glucose as the Fifth Vital Sign

Glucose as the Fifth Vital Sign

Diabetes News Nucleus is an initiative by Medtalks, in association with Mankind Pharma, to bring to you new findings in the prevention and management of diabetes.

In this issue 3 we will discuss vital sign as a clinical measurement that indicates the state of a body’s essential function. Maintaining metabolic and glucose equilibrium is part of that essential function, and now, with the ability to continuously stream glucose readings, this may truly be the fifth vital sign.

Dr. V Mohan

Dr. V. Mohan is an Indian diabetologist. He is the chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohans Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention and Control and an IDF Centre of Education and an IDF Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care.

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